JOHN J. MAKOWSKI
LEAD LITIGATION AND TRIAL ATTORNEY
John’s experience derives from more than 17 years as a litigator and trial attorney with a highly regarded litigation firm in Macon, Georgia, where he acted as lead trial counsel for individuals, municipalities, small businesses, and a number of large insurance companies and carriers. Two years ago, John founded the Makowski Law Firm, where he shifted his focus and experience to representing the seriously injured.
John developed his practice through years of litigation and trial work in the areas of motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, bodily injury, federal civil rights practice, and general business litigation. He has earned the Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV Preeminent - the highest rank of professional excellence amongst his peers and colleagues. John's skills are recognized in Georgia's state and federal trial courts, Georgia's appellate courts, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, where John has successfully argued Fourth and Eighth Amendment civil rights cases.
John earned his B.B.A. in 1990 from the University of Georgia and his J.D. in 1997 from Mercer Law. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, American Bar Association, and Macon Bar Association.
John grew up in Sandy Springs, spent his college years in Athens, and has called Macon home for nearly 20 years. He is married to Lauren and has three children.